Sally Potter

Goldsmiths Workshop Video

by Jimmy Barnett

“The SP-ARK vision of Social Learning gives us a glimmer of the future today. Instead of locking archive materials away and restricting availability, it promises ready access to anybody anywhere with a computer and the internet.

Furthermore, the solitary archive user is transformed into a producer and a member of a community by the ability to build pathways of connections and commentary through the material. In the process, the cinema is extended from a fixed object to be viewed into a dynamic, interactive, and growing network of digital debate and active learning.”

Dr. Chris Berry, Professor of Film and Television Studies, Goldsmiths College, London.

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